Reviews

  • "A compassionate, moving but clear-eyed view of family relationships... Overwhelming emotional power"

    Independent
  • "One of the past decade's most moving novels"

    Guardian
  • "Beautifully written....wistfully sad... Petterson is a writer of great talent and originality"

    Scotsman
  • "The past and present collide almost violently, and it all sneaks up on you in a way that makes you catch your breath"

    New Yorker
  • "A stunning introduction to a writer"

    Washington Post